John Gentile '12 on the mound

November 2, 2011

John Gentile ’12 and Kevin McKernan ’98 Connect through Baseball and Internship

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What does John Gentile ’12, co-captain of the Lafayette baseball team, think is the best part of the game? That it’s unpredictable.  “Once the ball leaves the pitcher’s hand,” Gentile says, “you never know what’s going to happen.” Gentile (Downingtown, Pa) would know.  He’s been playing baseball since he was six years old and is [...]


October 28, 2011

College Dedicates Morel Field House

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Lafayette dedicated its new, state-of-the-art indoor batting facility during a ceremony last week. The Morel Field House, located at the Metzgar Fields Athletic Complex, will be used by the baseball and softball programs. The generosity of Don Morel ’79, a former Lafayette pitcher, allowed for the construction of the facility, which opened for use this [...]

Rob Froio '11

March 21, 2011

Spotted on Campus With … Rob Froio ’11

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  Centerfielder Rob Froio ’11 (Midlothian, Ill.) discusses chemical engineering, his ping-pong skills, and the importance of being prepared. What do you like about your major? I am a chemical engineering major. I like engineering in general because engineers have to be smart enough to find the best solution to a problem, but they also [...]


February 23, 2011

Meet the Spring Semester Student Bloggers

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Before beginning her studies in New Zealand, Rethna Eddy ’12 tried sailing, built a fort out of kayaks in the middle of the ocean, and watched a “scary” dance on sacred ground. Laquan Lightfoot ’11 explored what it means to be a “Millennial” on a retreat for Posse Scholars from New York City and Washington, [...]